COVID-19 Update-April 20

Situation Update Manitoba has reported its sixth death today, a woman who was in her 80s. An additional case was also reported today, following no new cases on Saturday and three on Sunday. The total in Manitoba now sits at 254, with more cases reported as recovered than active. Eight patients are in hospital with […]

Doctors Manitoba 112th Annual Meeting

NOTICE OF THE 112th ANNUAL GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING Friday, May 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 20 Desjardins Drive, Winnipeg   Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Business Meeting of the Members of Doctors Manitoba is called for and will be held at the office of Doctors Manitoba, 20 Desjardins Drive, Winnipeg, on Friday, […]

CMA Health Summit

Engaging with members A PRIORITY FOR THE CMA This past August, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) set out to launch a national conversation about innovation in health care at its inaugural Health Summit in my hometown of Winnipeg. The event brought together 750 physicians, innovators, policy-makers and patients to discuss technology, innovation and improving health […]

Dr. Darcy Johnson

A Steady Calm Long-time Doctors Manitoba Board member Darcy Johnson leaves a lasting legacy Written by Robin Summerfield After nearly a quarter century serving on the Board of Doctors Manitoba, Dr. Darcy Johnson is moving on. “After 23 years, I think it’s time to go,” he says. After serving as a constituency representative, a prior […]

Cannabis

With the legalization of recreational cannabis, you may find that more patients want to talk to you about its use. This can be approached similar to conversations about other controlled substances, like alcohol and tobacco. Doctors Manitoba has put together a toolkit based on amalgamated resources from reliable sources, including Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, Canadian […]

Ms. Achieng Tago

Medical Education University of Manitoba – Class of 2020 Interests Vice-Stick – External MMSA Involved in Doctors Manitoba Mentorship Program Organizing events for the student body Ensures that students are informed about the state of medical education throughout Canada Avid reader  

Dr. Kristjan Thompson

St. Boniface District Representative Emergency room medicine is a perfect fit for Dr. Kristjan Thompson. The Winnipeg-born, raised and educated physician thrives in the fast-paced, challenging and ever-changing ER environment. “I have the best job in the world,” says Dr.  Thompson, who works at the ER at St. Boniface Hospital. (He is also a transport […]

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UpToDate

Available FREE to all Physicians in Manitoba To learn how to access Update date go to Manitoba’s Health Information and Knowledge Network website at http://mhiknet.lib.umanitoba.ca/home/uptodatefaq and follow the links If you already have access today through an institutional subscription your path for access will remain the same. Fee For Service physicians will be required to […]


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